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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Abele could select a for-profit bus operator without board input

 The bidding process on a three-year contract to operate the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) is less transparent than it has been in the past, said Milwaukee
Daily Dose
Thursday, July 11, 2013
The city’s Fire and Police Commission has come under heavy fire for making some questionable calls in the past year.  It didn’t discipline an officer for punching handcuffed woman in the face, then, after much outcry, reversed its decision.
It didn’t discipline the officers involved in the in-custody death of Derek Williams, either.
The mayor’s previous appointee, Ann Wil...
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Daily Dose
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
It’s a great day for same-sex couples and their friends and loved ones.  The U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional. Seems you can’t deny federal rights to anyone, including same-sex couples.
The court also ruled that it couldn’t rule on California’s Prop 8 ballot measure, which took away marriage rights for same sex couples. It in...
News Features
Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Rezoning for a 24-7 big box store isn’t legal, they say

The grassroots group Neighbors First New Berlin filed suit against the City of New Berlin and Walmart to halt a proposed 24-7 superstore to be located at the corner of Moorland Road and Greenfield Avenue. The group alleges that the city broke state ...